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Press Releases



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Major work by Picasso is lent to the National Gallery [two versions] 10 Jan
Statement on Mr Hebborn and the Leonardo Cartoon 16 Jan
National Gallery Technical Bulletin volume 17 Jan
At Home with Constable's Cornfield: pres view 19 Jan
Statement on the New York Sculpture 23 Jan
Appointment of new Chairman: Philip Hughes [photocopy] Jan
Young Gainsborough Jan
New service for visually-impaired visitors: a sense of art Jan [two versions]
Easter 1996 at The National Gallery Feb
Pesellino's Trinity Altarpiece Feb
Masterpieces from the Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Rome Feb
The National Gallery Companion Guide by Erika Langmuir 2 Feb
Statement on Security 15 Feb
Degas as Collector [photocopy] Mar
Statement on St Jerome by Durer following statement from Fitzwilliam museum 26 Mar
Valazquez and Bacon: Paintings of Popes Apr
Degas: Beyond Impressionism Apr
Degas as a Collector Apr
Holbein's 'The Ambassadors' Restored Apr
Degas: Au-dela de l'impressionisme [photocopy] May
Loan of Fra Bartolommeo's Holy Family with the Infant Saint John [photocopy] May
New hours at the National Gallery from June 1996 May
Major loan: Whistlejacket by Stubbs Jun
New Acquisition: Huber's Christ taking Leave of his Mother Jun and Jul (two copies)
Soundguide Expands its Service: Listen to the Pictures with Gallery Guide Soundtrack: The Complete Guide to the National Gallery Jul
National Gallery Publication Limited: Merchandise Programme Jul
Staff Art Exhibition 9 Jul
Members of the board of Trustees Jul
New Acquisition: Saint Jerome by Albrecht Durer Jul
Sound Guide expands its service Jul
The National Gallery's grant from the government Jul
NG Publications limited - merchandise programme [photocopy] Jul
Making and Meaning: Ruben's Landscapes Jul
Now we are 64 - Peter Blake at the National Gallery Sep
Exchange of paintings marks historic new agreement between the National and Tate galleries [photocopy] with announcement of press conference to discuss the decision [original] Sep
National Gallery collectors: John Julius Angerstein Oct
Travelling Companions [photocopy] Oct
Young Gainsborough Oct
New Acquisition: La Pointe de la Heve, Sainte-Adresse by Monet Oct
Statement on the appointment of John Leighton to position of Director of Van Gogh Museum [photocopy] 22 Oct
Christmas 1996 at The National Gallery [photocopy] Oct
Statement on Ruben's Samson and Delilah in the National Gallery [photocopy] 25 Nov
Statement on Free Admission to Galleries and Museums [photocopy] 26 Nov
Discovering the Italian Baroque: The Denis Mahon collection [photocopy] Nov
The National Gallery's grant from the government Nov
Sir Denis Mahon's Gift to the Nation [photocopy] 2 Dec
London's Monets [photocopy] 17 Dec
Loans from Copenhagen Dec
Belle Shenkman Music programme at the National Gallery Dec

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